rep·​e·​tend ˈre-pə-ˌtend How to pronounce repetend (audio)
: a repeated sound, word, or phrase
specifically : refrain sense 1

Word History


Latin repetendus to be repeated, gerundive of repetere to repeat

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of repetend was in 1874

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“Repetend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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